BlackBerry + Google Calendar Jewish holidays

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We’re pleased to offer Jewish holiday downloads for BlackBerry devices through a two step process that sends Hebcal data first to Google Calendar, and then to your BlackBerry. Note that Hebcal is not an app for BlackBerry (in the BlackBerry App World sense of apps that you install). Rather, Hebcal is a website that allows you to download/export calendar… Read more »

Outlook.com & Windows Live Jewish Calendar download

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Follow these instructions to add a Hebcal Jewish holiday calendar 5-year feed to Outlook.com (previously called Windows Live Calendar). Go to http://www.hebcal.com/hebcal/ if you’re downloading a holiday calendar, or http://www.hebcal.com/yahrzeit/ if you’re downloading a Yahrzeit + Anniversary calendar. Fill out the form with your preferences and click the Create Calendar button Click the Download… button Select the Outlook.com option from the Download… Read more »

May I reproduce hebcal.com content in another form?

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Feel free to make printed calendars, email newsletters, refrigerator magnets, and other content using events from Hebcal.com. Except where otherwise noted, content on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License. Among other things, this license gives you permission to remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially. You must give… Read more »

Mac Desktop or iCloud Calendar – delete Hebcal Jewish calendar merged events

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Follow these steps to remove Hebcal events from your Mac Desktop calendar or iCloud calendar and you didn’t use the Subscription feature. (If you subscribed to a Hebcal in Apple iCal on Mac OS X, follow our instructions.) 1. Open Mac Calendar, and uncheck all calendars except for the one that contains Hebcal events. 2. In the… Read more »

How to make changes to a Yahrzeit + Anniversary calendar

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To avoid storing sensitive user data on our servers, Hebcal.com recently modified our Yahrzeit + Anniversary calendar export to “download” instead of “subscribe” calendars. This change affects Yahrzeit + Anniversary calendars created on Hebcal beginning in January 2014, and it applies across iOS, Mac Desktop, Microsoft Outlook, etc. To make changes like adding a new Yahrzeit… Read more »

Errata: candle-lighting time corrections

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We’ve made changes to candle-lighting times for Shabbat and holidays that corrects an error we introduced a few months ago. Please accept our sincere apologies for this error. Candle-lighting times have been adjusted 1-2 minutes earlier and now correctly reflect the correct time to light candles (40 minutes before sundown in Jerusalem, 18 minutes before… Read more »

Daf Yomi

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We are pleased to announce that Hebcal.com now supports Daf Yomi. Now you can use Hebcal to help follow your daily regimen of learning the Talmud! For example, today’s Daf Yomi is Yoma 52. Just check the new “Daf Yomi” checkbox on the “Include Events” section of our Custom Calendar. We’ve also posted a simple… Read more »

Alef Hebrew Font

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We’re now using the Alef Hebrew Font on Hebcal.com. Alef is an open source multiscript web-font. Here’s an example from our Hebrew Date Converter: Let us know what you think by posting a comment to our Facebook page.

Historical: Fixing Hebcal after upgrading from iOS 6 to iOS 7

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When you update your Apple device to iOS 7, you may need to adjust your Subscribed Calendar settings in order to see your old Hebcal.com calendars. Note: these instructions are no longer required. In September 2013, Hebcal.com began supporting SSL. We’re keeping this page here for historical purposes. When iOS7 was released, calendars upgraded from iOS6 to… Read more »